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From The Closer to The Newsroom, Jon Tenney is sticking with cable.

The actor will guest-star in producer Aaron Sorkin's upcoming new HBO series, formally titled The Newsroom, about a fictional cable news network, TVLine reports. He'll play Wade, the boyfriend of the cable news show's executive producer, played by Emily Mortimer.

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As previously announced, Jeff Daniels will play an anchor at the network, while Sam Waterston will head up the newsroom staff that includes Alison Pill, John Gallagher, Jr., Olivia Munn, Dev Patel and Thomas Sadoski. Oscar winner Jane Fonda was recently announced to play Leona Lansing, the network's parent company CEO who's more concerned with the business aspects than the reporting side.

Tenney played Fritz Howard, the husband of Kyra Sedgwick's character on TNT's The Closer, and a love interest for Sally Field's character on Brothers & Sisters.